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Free transit on New Year’s Eve 2014 starting at 5 pm and New Year’s Day 2015 holiday service

Transit is free starting at 5 pm on New Year's Eve

Transit is free starting at 5 pm on New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve – Wednesday, December 31

As always, rides will be free of charge starting from 5:00 pm on New Year’s Eve until 5:00 am on New Year’s Day on all buses, SkyTrain, SeaBus, West Coast Express and HandyDART.

Bus, SkyTrain and SeaBus will all operate a normal weekday schedule with additional trips or extended service.

SkyTrain will operate more frequent evening trains and will extend service by approximately one hour.

The last Expo Line train to King George will leave Waterfront at 2:16 am. The last Canada Line train leaves Waterfront at 2:05 am to YVR-Airport and 2:15 am to Richmond-Brighouse.

SeaBus will extend service by about one hour with the last sailing from Lonsdale Quay at 2 am and Waterfront at 2:20 am.

West Coast Express afternoon trains depart from Waterfront at 1 pm, 3 pm, 4:20 pm, 5:30 pm and 6:20 pm. The 12:55 pm TrainBus will be replaced by the 1 pm train. All other TrainBus trips will depart at their regular times.

Regular fares apply on New Year’s Eve until 5 pm.

New Year’s Day – Thursday, January 1

Bus, SkyTrain, and SeaBus will all be operating on a regular Sunday/holiday schedule. The West Coast Express and TrainBus will not be operating.

Remember, since New Year’s Day is a holiday, you only need a single-zone fare to travel in all zones all day.


You’ll want to use the Trip Planner to check your route and schedule times. The information noted here is subject to change. For the latest and most up-to-date information, visit, call Customer Information at 604.953.3333 or tweet us @TransLink.

Service returns to regular weekday schedules for all modes on Friday, January 2, 2015.

Author: Allen Tung


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